Chris Crawford to Lead Denver Office

(DENVER) – Hines, the international real estate firm, today announced that Chris Crawford, managing director and seven-year veteran with the firm, will now lead the Hines’ Denver office and oversee operations and new business initiatives.

Chris joined Hines in 2014 and is a Colorado native. Since joining the firm, he has been a key member responsible for the development, acquisition and disposition of more than $2 billion across 16 projects and a wide array of product type.

“We are pleased to appoint Chris into this leadership role in Denver,” said Mark Cover, CEO of Hines Southwest Region. “He is highly respected among colleagues, and his expertise, local knowledge and strong relationships will allow Hines to continue to grow and prosper in the area for years to come.”

Hines first entered the Denver market in 1983 and has since developed, acquired and managed over 10 million square feet of signature projects representing a wide variety of product types – from city-defining office buildings to retail, residential and mixed-use developments. The office employs over 80 employees.

“I am looking forward to beginning this next chapter at Hines,” commented Crawford. “We are optimistic about the future of commercial real estate in Colorado and look forward to sharing more news soon about new projects in our pipeline.”

About Hines

Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 240 cities in 27 countries. Hines oversees a portfolio of assets under management valued at approximately $160.9 billion¹, including $81.7 billion in assets under management for which Hines serves as investment manager, and $79.2 billion representing more than 172.9 million square feet of assets for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired approximately 1,450 properties, totaling over 485 million square feet. The firm has more than 180 developments currently underway around the world. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to ESG, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world. Visit for more information. ¹Includes both the global Hines organization as well as RIA AUM as of December 31, 2020.